April 14, 2021

Thoughts from the Grapevine – Vol 2 Issue 2 – Natural Wine – Part 1

March 4, 2021

Thoughts from the Grapevine – Vol 2 Issue 1

How Cold is too Cold? As a sommelier, I am asked a lot of questions about wine – what type to serve and how to serve […]
April 8, 2020

2forTuesday – Aussie, Aussie, Aussie

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April 7, 2020

Thoughts from the Grapevine – Vol 1 Issue 1

Let it Breathe or Let it Be A lot of people wonder if there is an optimum period to let a wine breathe before drinking it. […]
April 2, 2020

2forTuesday – the 2010 Bordeaux Edition

2010 was the second consecutive outstanding vintage in Bordeaux. Wine Enthusiast rates both Médoc (99 points) and Saint-Émilion (97 points) as the second best vintage in […]
September 21, 2019

Foodie Friday: The Rosé Edition

Grilled pork chops with potato, zucchini and shiitake mushroom hash with apple and pear compote. Paired with a glass of L’Éxuberence Rosé du Clos Cantenac. Martin […]
September 9, 2019

Wine Discovery and Tasting/Découverte et Dégustation – City of Beaconsfield – October and November

  Carl Knows Wine will be hosting two 3- day Wine Discovery workshops through the City of Beaconsfield. The first will be held on three consecutive […]
August 19, 2019

Wine Discovery Workshop – City of Kirkland

  Carl Knows Wine will be hosting a Wine Discovery workshop through the City of Kirkland. This will be a 3 day workshop and will be […]
August 7, 2019

2forTuesday: The Meritage Edition – Bordeaux Blends from Canada and Down Under

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July 24, 2019

2forTuesday: The Pinot Noir Edition – One classic grape, Two distinct regions, Two spectactular wines

Check out my latest 2forTuesday post on Instagram. Loved both these Pinot Noir wines. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carl Bird (@carlknowswine) […]
July 17, 2019

Two for Tuesday: One classic grape – two distinct styles

This week I decided to go with a classic white variety -Sauvignon Blanc. When we think of Sauvignon Blanc, we can’t forget that it probably originated […]
July 15, 2019

5 @ 7 Dînatoire Chez Chesser

On Saturday July 6, 2019 a group of like-minded, wine loving friends gathered for an in-home tutored wine and food pairing evening. Paul Chesser and Eric […]
July 4, 2019

Croatian Wines from Istria – An old world becomes new again

Check out this terrific article from the Wine Spirit and Education Trust (WSET) about the renewal of this incredible old world wine region. My favourite quote […]